download
05964_BaltWalters_Barye_27_45

BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Faisan blessé

Wounded Pheasant

19th century

wax

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): H: 4 58 in.

Acc. No.: 27.45

Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1889

Photo credit: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1889, Paris, Madame Perrone Barye
  • 1889, Baltimore, William T. Walters [mode of acquisition unknown] [through George A. Lucas]
  • 1894, Baltimore, Henry Walters, by inheritance
  • 1931, Walters Art Museum, by bequest

Comment

  • Museum's information, April 2013:
    Barye initially modeled the bird in wax, which is supported internally by a wire armature, or framework.